It can sometimes seem like trying to navigate a maze when it comes to knowing which welfare benefits you’re entitled to, and how best to go about claiming them.

Our free, dedicated welfare benefits advice service is here to help, wherever you are in the UK. Our service is tailored to provide the appropriate advice and support for people with Spinal Cord Injury, to ensure you’re getting all of the help you’re entitled to.

We can help with:

  • Answers to general welfare benefit questions
  • Expert advice on all welfare benefit matters for people with Spinal Cord Injury
  • Support in completing forms and online applications
  • Preparation of evidence and advocacy at appeal

Changing from Disability Living Allowance (DLA) to Personal Independence Payment (PIP) leaflet

We have produced a leaflet with useful tips and general information about changing from DLA to PIP and how to complete the claim form.

Download the leaflet, or request a copy by calling our Welfare Benefits Advice Service on 020 8420 6711.

You can also read our article for advice about the emotional impact of claiming PIP.

To talk to a specialist Welfare Benefits Advisor call 020 8420 6711 or email [email protected].

Alternatively, the links below offer a quick guide to the various welfare benefits available and will also tell you where to go for the necessary paperwork or more information.

Access to Work

Unable to work

Universal Credit

Housing Benefits

Out of work

Carer's Benefits

Welfare Benefits FAQs 

Case study


Thank you to Garfield Weston Foundation for its support.